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Sony Xperia C C2304 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia C C2304 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295 phones. Which is the best phone?

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03 Sony Xperia C C2304 vs 20 Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

Sony Xperia C C2304





32bit Quad


Non removable

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295





32bit Quad



What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!

03 Advantages Sony Xperia C C2304

Xperia C C2304vsGalaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDSvsNot supported

20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295vsXperia C C2304
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.9Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
 5 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (11.2GB user available)vs4GB (2GB user available)
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vsUntil 32GB
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080 x 1920 pixelsvs540 x 960 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPIvs220 PPI
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2.1 megapixelsvs0.3 megapixels
 6 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)vsVGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Advantage+Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is newer and saferAndroid 5.0.1 LollipopvsAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2600 mAhvs2390 mAh
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometervsNot supported
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - RemovablevsLithium ion - Non removable
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHL-2vsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/acvs802.11 b/g/n
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFCvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWaterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

26 Common items in both devices

+Lighter153 grams (5.36 ounces)
+This device has a TFT LCD screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Larger screen5"
+Higher resolution main camera8 megapixels
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo only main camera
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNA
+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DP
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysScratch-resistant glass / Gorilla Glass 2

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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
ModelXperia C C2304Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Also known asSony Xperia C Dual-Sim S39h C2304, Sony PelicanSamsung Galaxy S4 Active i9295, Galaxy GT-i9295 S4 Active
Country or region where it's soldLatin AmericaBrazilVarious (International)Various (International)
Release dateJuly, 2013June, 2013
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)74.15 x 141.5 millimeters (2.92 x 5.57 in)71.3 x 139.7 millimeters (2.81 x 5.5 in)
Weight153 grams (5.36 ounces)153 grams (5.36 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
HardwareSony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Architecture - Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT6589 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.9Ghz Quad-Core Krait 300
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX544Qualcomm Adreno 320
Internal storage4GB (2GB user available)16GB (11.2GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
DisplaySony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution540 x 960 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Dual SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat3 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
2G network SIM2GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2GPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload42/11 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Main camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264 x 2448 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.6 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraSony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Front camera0.3 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution640 x 480 pixels1920 x 1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640 x 480 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL-2
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
Ambient Light
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Sony ClearAudio+
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Urban Grey
- Dual Shot camera
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- LED notification
- mDNIe
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice
- Group Play
- Smart Stay eye tracking
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Battery technologyLithium ion - Non removableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity2390 mAh2600 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time744 minutes | 12.4 hours | 0.5 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standby36300 minutes | 605 hours | 25.2 days18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Sony Xperia C C2304Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.54 W/Kg (head) | 0.36 W/Kg (body)0.55 W/Kg (head) | 0.75 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.52 W/Kg (head)0.264 W/Kg (head) | 0.358 W/Kg (body)

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